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As student bodies get more diverse, colleges rethink services (from PBS NewsHour)
The demographics of the country's college students are changing. The percentage of black, Latino and Asian students is growing. As students and their needs change, colleges and universities will have to respond. Continue reading →
August 30, 2014 at 2:00 am
This Day in History: On this day in 1916, Congress passed the Naval Appropriations Act of 1916 that created the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Enjoy stories of service from across the country and from all branches of service with PBS Stories of Service. #ServiceStoriesPBS
Photo Credit| U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brytani Musick/Released
Inspiring stories of US Military Veterans, their families and communities from the Public Broadcasting Service.
August 30, 2014 at 12:00 am
“The Graduates/Los Graduados” explores pressing issues in education through the eyes of six Latino students. The two-part documentary shares the stories of the inspiring young people who will make up America’s future.
This Independent Lens | PBS film is now available online:
Part One of The Graduates
August 29, 2014 at 10:00 pm
A new column from Washington Week host Gwen Ifill: "Getting To 2016 By Surviving 2014."
(Watch Washington Week tonight on your local PBS station)
It’s been a runaway treadmill of a summer. If it hasn’t been protests in the Midwest, it’s been planes dropping out of the sky in Ukraine. If it hasn’t been rockets and missiles raining down in the Middle East, it has been border confrontations in the American Southwest.
August 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm
Turn your fresh blueberries into a decadent treat in this Kitchen Vignettes episode. This moist lime-infused layer cake features thick whipped cream cheese frosting and a blueberry filling. (via PBS Food)
Recipe: http://to.pbs.org/1rUm2Ap Turn your fresh blueberries into a decadent treat. This moist lime-infused layer cake features thick whipped cream cheese f...
August 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm
Her celebrated photograph Migrant Mother is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world, yet few know her story.
Explore the struggles and profound body of work from the woman who created that portrait in tonight's premiere of "Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning" at 9/8c on American Masters.
Watch a preview: http://bit.ly/1qELxaK
August 29, 2014 at 5:00 pm
Love those "wow!" moments on Antiques Roadshow? Check out Mashable's compilation of its big finds: http://on.mash.to/1teBNXk!
PBS' Antiques Roadshow has earned local owners some serious cash. Here are the 10 most expensive finds on America's Antiques Roadshow.
August 29, 2014 at 4:00 pm
Amazon acquisition 'Twitch' boasts audience rivaling primetime TV (from PBS NewsHour)
On Monday, Amazon announced that it had finalized a deal to acquire Twitch.tv, a live streaming video service geared towards the broadcast of video game gameplay. Continue reading →
August 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning director, Dyanna Taylor is Lange’s granddaughter.
Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning premieres TONIGHT at 9/8c on American Masters.
Peabody- and five-time Emmy award-winning cinematographer Dyanna Taylor — the granddaughter of photographer Dorothea Lange and writer/social scientist Paul S...
August 29, 2014 at 12:55 pm
First jobs teach us a lot. In honor of Labor Day, Next Avenue asked their readers to share what they learned from being an employee for the first time.
What did your first job teach you?
(updated: these are great comments! thank you)
Next Avenue readers share eight lessons they learned at their first jobs.
August 29, 2014 at 12:00 pm
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